"The earth is our mother, we'll never have another," chant environmental activists in the US. Their leader, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, is still a teenager, but he's already a star of the American conservation movement.
The US Department of Energy celebrated eco-innovation with an international competition, praising host city Colorado for environmental advocacy — even as it proposes rolling back federal support for renewables.
As President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet and agency picks wend their way through confirmation hearings, environmentalists are gearing up for a fight. Examining the key players provides some idea of what to expect.
Compared to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton's environmental credentials seem impeccable. But what does her actual record say about her commitment to green issues - and will she be able to get the climate treaty passed?
Far-left Jean-Luc Melenchon is surging in the polls, accusing his centrist rival Emmanuel Macron of cozying up to companies that harm the environment. But where do the candidates really stand on environmental issues?
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